Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2017
    SNSF professor, University of Zurich, Switzerland

  • 2012 – 2017
    Project group leader, University of Zurich, Switzerland

  • 2012
    Start-in program for young talents, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany

  • 2010 – 2011
    Postdoc, Yale University, USA

  • 2010
    Postdoc at Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland

  • 2009
    Dr. sc. ETH Zurich, Switzerland

  • 2007
    MSc ETH Chemistry at ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Selected publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Swiss chemical society

  • American chemical society

  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft theoretische Chemie

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Katalyse

  • Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker

  • Women in Theoretical Chemistry web-directory

  • The Coblentz Society

Additional qualifications

  • Fellowship “Mentoring Deutschschweiz”, Switzerland, 2010

  • Start-In Program for Young Talents, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany, 2012

  • Forschungskredit, University of Zurich, 2015

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Prizes at various music competitions


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